Titus O’Neil

Mar 6, 2010 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment

Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment

Real name: Thaddeus Bullard
Height: 6’4″
Weight: 267 lbs.
Date of birth: April 29, 1977
Hometown: Live Oak, FL
Pro debut: 2009
Trained by: FCW
Finishing move: Clash of the Titus


– Prior to his wrestling career, Bullard was a high-school All-American footballer
– He would later go on to play for the Florida Gators and spent four seasons with various Arena Football League teams
– O’Neill signed a WWE developmental deal in mid-2009 and was assigned to Florida Championship Wrestling.
– O’Neil competed on the second season of NXT.
– At No Way Out ’12, the Prime Time Players (Titus O’Neil and Darren Young) defeated Primo and Epico (with A.W. and Rosa Mendes), The Usos (Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso), and Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel.
– On the January 31, 2014 episode of SmackDown, The Prime Time Players disbanded after O’Neil allowed Curtis Axel to pin Young during a tag-team match. After the match, O’Neil attacked Young.
– O’Neil went on to defeat Young in a match at the 2014 Elimination Chamber pay-per-view.
– Later in 2014, O’Neil began teaming with Heath Slater as ‘Slater Gator’. The duo engaged in feuds with Los Matadores & Adam Rose.
– In February 2015, O’Neil saved Darren Young from a beatdown at the hands of The Ascension, reforming The Prime Time Players
– On June 2, 2015, The Prime Time Players defeated The Lucha Dragons (Kalisto & Sin Cara) to become Number One Contenders to the WWE Tag Team Titles
– At Money In The Bank ’15, The Prime Time Players defeated The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods) to win the WWE Tag Team Titles
– At Battleground ’15, The Prime Time Players defeated The New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles
– On the Survivor Series ’15 pre-show, O’Neil, The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von), Goldust & Neville defeated The Cosmic Wasteland (Stardust, Konnor & Viktor), Bo Dallas & The Miz
– In February 2016, O’Neil was suspended for 60 days for ‘unprofessional conduct’ following a controversial incident with Vince McMahon on Raw
– In May 2016, O’Neil returned from his suspension
– In the 2016 WWE draft, O’Neil was allocated to Raw
– In August 2016, O’Neil briefly reconciled with Darren Young, but would attack him during a match, cementing his heel turn
– In September, O’Neil debuted The Titus Brand, a one-man stable
– In 2017, O’Neil would add Apollo Crews, Akira Tozawa and Dana Brooke to the group, redubbing it ‘Titus Worldwide’
– O’Neil famously tripped and fell under the ring during his entrance to the Greatest Royal Rumble match
– By October 2018, Titus Worldwide was no more
– O’Neil served as the co-host of WrestleMania 37 alongside Hulk Hogan
– O’Neil was inducted into the 2020 WWE Hall of Fame as the recipient of the Warrior Award, though due to the Covid pandemic, he received the honour in 2021

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